Texas Senate Bill- no child can fail?

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    I just read this and I think the bill is aiming to end the practice of giving minimum grades of 70 no matter what.
     
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    I like this ...

    On the other side of the issue, urban school districts represented by the Texas School Alliance say Nelson's bill would infringe upon local control of schools.

    How about how districts are infringing on teachers' control of their classrooms?
     
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    It's just the opposite. Districts will not be able to dictate giving a student a grade of 50 if the student doesn't "earn" it. We need this bill badly because in DISD, teachers have to give a 50, even if the student does zero (0) work during a 6 weeks. They can be absent 4 out of 5 days and do nothing, but get a 50. Crazy!
     
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    Isn't it sad that we even have to have a bill like this?
     
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    :agreed:
     
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    very!
     

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